The Skyscraper Museum

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Skyscraper Museum
Battery Park City
The only institution of its kind in the world, this modest space explores high-rise buildings as objects of design, products of technology, real-estate investments, and places of work and residence. Recent exhibits have covered architectural fantasies of the early 20th century, and charted the progress of the new World Trade Center complex and the Burj Khalifa in Dubai—the massive cloud-buster is the world’s tallest building, as of January 2010.
Venue name: The Skyscraper Museum
Address: 39 Battery Pl
New York

Cross street: at 1st Pl
Opening hours: Wed–Sun noon–6pm
Transport: Subway: J, Z to Broad St; R to Whitehall St; 1 to South Ferry; 4, 5 to Bowling Green
Price: $5, seniors and students $2.50, children under 12 free.
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